Visual Communication Design

What can I do with my course in Visual Communication Design?

Careers in Visual Communication Design

As a visual communication specialist you will work in an exciting, innovative industry, constantly responding to contemporary communication challenges. Your excellent problem solving skills will be applied to resolve complex visual communication strategies as you assist clients to build their visual profile in a highly competitive digitized world.

You can look for job opportunities in advertising, design and digital media roles in business, government, community organisations, with consultancies or as a freelance designer. You could also look for opportunities in related fields of culture and creative arts. You will have the opportunity to work in industry as you develop your portfolio and network of contacts. 

Combining your visual communication design degree with teaching studies can qualify you to teach visual communication in schools and other educational settings.

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Skills and attributes

You will need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes to gain employment in Visual Communication Design:

  • creative flair, and a strong visual sense
  • technical expertise
  • ability to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
  • good time management
  • a strong work ethic
  • accuracy and attention to detail

Related roles include:

  • Visual communication designer
  • Advertising art director
  • Animator
  • Web designer
  • Multimedia designer
  • Packaging designer
  • Illustrator
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Salary and job outlook

You can learn more about graduate salaries and graduates job outcomes for environmental health graduates at Graduate Careers Australia.

Look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.

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